Kenneth Brian Kelley

January 8, 2018

Kenneth Brian Kelley, 85, a longtime Mulberry resident, passed away on Monday, January 8, 2018 at the Mulberry Health and Retirement Community.  Mr. Kelley was born on March 31, 1932 in Tippecanoe County, IN to Mark & Ilda (Seigfried) Kelley.  His marriage was to B. Joan Ostler on July 15, 1956 and she preceded him in death on January 10, 2000.

Mr. Kelley was an overhead crane operator at ALCOA Aluminum in Lafayette.  He retired in 1990 after 38 years with the company.  He was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Frankfort and the Masonic Lodge in Mulberry.

Visitation and Services

Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fair Haven Cemetery, Mulberry.

Survived by:

1 Son: Mark J. Kelley of Rural Mulberry, 1 Daughter: Kristi Kelley of Dothan, Alabama, 4 Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren also survive.

Preceded by:

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Lois Blackman, brother, Lloyd Mark Kelley, and a grandchild.


Leave your Condolences

4 Condolences for “Kenneth Brian Kelley”

  1. Jan January 9, 2018 at 11:00 pm

    Mark & Kristi, so sorry for the loss of your father. Many great times & memories will live in our hearts. He was a man of amazing inner strength. Janice (Myers) Butler & Richard Butler

  2. Hugh O'Brien January 10, 2018 at 5:32 pm

    Condolences on the passing of your father. God Bless, Hugh.

  3. Denise Kelley Shaw January 10, 2018 at 9:41 pm

    Dear Mark & Kristi: Thinking of you during this time. I imagine his entrance into his reward was met by many loved ones who have gone before, including my own father, Dean N Kelley. I can somehow see a special tour together over in that grand and glorious place, just the 2 of them. Dad always thought a lot of Kenny. I have fond memories from our childhood of visits to Mulberry.

    We will unfortunately be out of town and unable to attend his home-going celebration, but you will certainly be in our prayers.

  4. Rhonda Fish-Johnston January 17, 2018 at 11:12 am

    Kristi and family,
    I’m very sorry for your loss. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.

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